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Luminous in India

The Luminous Smiles Foundation was started in 2019, and shortly thereafter we visited 2 schools in India. While there we distributed 300 toothbrushes, floss, and oral hygiene products along with performing dental exams and oral hygiene instructions.

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#43 Digital Dentist Series

Find out how to fuel a profitable practice as Dr. Desai reveals the secrets to cross-selling, case presentation, and building your dream clinic.

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Inside Dentistry November 2023 cover

Full Mouth Rehabilitation With All-Ceramic Restorations

Replacing discolored and chipped composites to restore function and esthetics.

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Dentistry Today September 2023 cover

Smile Makeover With Direct Composite Veneers

Clinical Life Summer 2023 cover

Patient Management and Treatment of the Midline Diastema

Clinical Life Winter 2023 cover

Smile Enhancement in the Era of Minimal Tooth Reduction

Detailed pre- and postpreparation records ensure outcomes meet expectations.

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Inside Dentistry December 2022 cover

Laboratory Communication Essentials

Detailed pre- and postpreparation records ensure outcomes meet expectations.

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Inside Dentistry November 2022 cover

Restoration of a Class I Malocclusion Case

Clear aligner therapy and minimally invasive veneers deliver a conservative yet highly esthetic outcome.

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Clinical Life Fall 2022 cover

Ask the Expert: An Interview with Dimple Desai, DDS, AAACD on Universal Composite

Inside Dentistry October 2022 cover

Professional Whitening Made Easy

Ivoclar’s VivaStyle® Whitening Program combines premium quality with convenience and affordability.

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Inside Dentistry September 2022 cover

Tools of the Trade

The profession of dentistry is undergoing substantial changes that are directly affecting the range of services provided by general practitioners (GPs).

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Inside Dentistry August 2022 cover

Learning About and Applying the Latest Materials

Evanesce™ Nano-Enhanced Universal Restorative from Clinician’s Choice® makes shade matching easy.

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Dental Product Report June 2022 cover

How to Deal With Challenges of Esthetic Rehabilitation and the Senior Patient

Loss of interdental papilla and ‘black triangles’ can be a common hurdle when treating older patients.

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Prepless Veneers for Fractured and Worn Maxiallry Teeth

Lithium disilicate provides a highly esthetic and strong long-term result.

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Q&A with Dr. Dimple Desai

Riviera's Dynamic Women featured in September issue of Modern Luxury.

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Take the best care of your oral health.

Gum Health Check: 5 Things You Should Stop Doing Now

Healthy Habits for Resilient Gums As you pursue healthier gums, it’s crucial to recognize the pivotal role they play in your overall well-being. Strong, resilient gums not only frame your smile but also serve as the foundation for lifelong oral health. In the quest for that perfect smile, it’s easy to overlook the importance of…
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Learn the benefits of gum contouring.

Gummy Smile Fix: Why Gum Contouring Works Wonders

Gum Contouring 101 Are you feeling self-conscious about your gummy smile? You’re not alone. Many people struggle with the appearance of excessive gum tissue, which can overshadow their teeth and upset the harmony of their smiles. It can make you hesitant to flash your pearly whites, leaving you feeling insecure in social situations and photo…
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What to do in a dental emergency.

Dental Emergencies: What To Do When Urgent Care is Needed

What To Do During a Dental Emergency Life happens, and that might include a dental emergency. But do you know what to do during a dental emergency for either yourself or a member of your family? At Luminous Smiles in Newport Beach, California, we are here to help you during your time of need. What…
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